Episode 008 How did a Texas Cowboy end up living in Italy? European Team Roping Championship Founder Mike Crouch was born in Indiana and raised in Vega,Texas…

How did a Texas Cowboy end up living in Italy? European Team Roping Championship Founder Mike Crouch was born in Indiana and raised in Vega,Texas.  Mike left home in 1992 for a 2 year army deployment to Germany which led to a 4 year contract at the Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show at Disneyland Paris. In 1998 Mike moved to Italy to become a team roping coach and formed the European Team Roping Championship. The ETRC is now producing WSTR ropings in Europe and has had numerous European ropers qualify and Rope at the Finale in Las Vegas. Mike is a true innovator in the Team Roping Industry and his story is one that anyone will enjoy.

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Mike Crouch Facebook Page

European Team Roping Championship Facebook Page

About the author, Dan

Dan Hillenbrand is the founder and host of the award winning Modern Cowboy Podcast... Cowboy, Entrepreneur, Chiropractor, Builder, Firearms Instructor & Hemochromatosis Survivor.

3 Comments

  1. Cheryl hansard on 07/12/2018 at 8:41 PM

    What a fabulous story. Who would ever think team roping at the foot of the alps in Europe
    Mike what a great job you are doing to promote team roping. Just from your interview- you can tell it is your passion
    Much success to you and your family
    Keep on doing what you are doing

  2. Cheryl Hansard on 07/12/2018 at 9:01 PM

    What a fabulous story. I would never think about team roping at the foot of the alps in Europe. What a great opportunity to make new friends in the sport and still travel the world
    Much success to you Mike and your family promoting this sport
    I can tell from this interview it is your passion. How wonderful to live out your passion and teach students team roping
    You are truly a modern global cowboy

  3. Cheryl. Hansard on 07/13/2018 at 1:07 AM

    What a fantastic story. Mike u have a passion for the sport of team roping. How wonderful it is to live and teach your passion. Never would have believed it is so exciting at the foot of the alps in Italy
    Continue your teaching and hoping for continued success to you and your family
    Let’s go rope

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